Thursday, October 30, 2014
There are drinks that are downed in a hurry, maybe to relax or take the edge off, and others that are more of an event. Personally, I'm all for cocktails that are special and deserve to be sipped and savored. Creative rims, fun garnishes, little touches that make them something to look forward to.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The other day I was poaching pears in a ginger syrup for a cheese course dish and the aroma was intoxicating. Even the next morning, my kitchen still a light ginger fragrance and the leftover pears on my counter were ripe and aromatic. I just had to do something more with all that!
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Thursday, October 2, 2014
We've been having a mini heatwave in New York the last couple of weeks. The last bits of summer intruding into our fall. So the bounty of autumn pears in the market are begging to be used, but not exactly in front of a warming fireplace.